Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc.

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Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions is proud to announce the merging of two world class companies in the field of linear motion. Haydon Switch and Instrument, Inc. headquartered in Waterbury, CT and Kerk Motion Products, Inc., headquartered in Hollis, NH have combined forces. Together, they now offer the world’s broadest range of linear motion products.

Recognized as a worldwide leader in motor miniaturization, Haydon Switch and Instrument has been building electric motors and stepper motor based linear actuators for almost half a century. The company’s manufacturing facility, located on ten acres in the heart of Connecticut, supports today’s most efficient technology and manufacturing methods and is ISO 9001 certified. Kerk Motion Products was established in 1976 and has grown to be one of the world’s largest exclusive manufacturers of non-ball lead screws, linear rails, and actuator systems. Their internationally patented, anti-backlash designs and materials provide high accuracy, unsurpassed repeatability, and long life in a full range of motion control applications.

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions designs and manufactures linear motion products used in much of today’s sophisticated medical equipment, laboratory instrumentation, machinery automation, printing, and other applications that require precision motion. They take pride in their expertise in customizing product for specific application needs. Whether an application requires a standard item, custom design, new product, or a more sophisticated complete assembly, Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions’ experienced engineering team will assist you.

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Anti-Backlash Technology: Axial Take-up Mechanism (Linear and Rotary Motion Components) The standard method for taking up backlash is to bias two nut halves axially using some type of compliant spring. (Wavy washer, compression spring, rubber washer, etc.) The unit is very stiff in the... (View Full Article)
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